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  1. On March 20, 2007, David Letterman became ill less than an hour before his show was to start. Adam Sandler, who was to be one of his guests that night, filled in for him and hosted the whole show

  2. A Roman legionary trained often by regular marching for 18 miles in 5 hours and then speed marching for 21 miles in 5 hours in a single day, all the while carrying a backpack of 45 pounds and armor of 20 pounds.

  3. On a rainy March night in 1999, robbers climbed atop a Loomis, Fargo & Co. tractor-trailer truck while it was being driven down the highway, cut a hole in the thin aluminum roof and snatched 270 pounds of $20, $50 and $100 bills worth 2.3 million dollars before escaping undetected.

  4. Mating season for most iguana species lasts from November to March, April. Female lays between 20 and 71 eggs in the nest. Iguana does not provide parental protection and eggs are left on their own.

  5. Summer temperature between December and March is between 95 to 100oF (35 to 39oC). Winter temperatures are between 68 to 86oF (20 to 30oC).

  6. During a game on March 11, 2007 former NBA player Scot Pollard created a minor controversy when he looked into the camera during a 20-second timeout and said "Hey kids, do drugs." The light on top of the camera was not working. Pollard said it to get a laugh out of the people in the media truck

  7. Albert Günther Göring (9 March 1895 – 20 December 1966) was a German Businessman who helped Jew and dissidents survive in Germany during the Second World War. His older brother was Hermann Göring, the head of the German Luftwaffe and a leading member of the Nazi Party.

  8. Mating and calving takes place from November to March. Female gives birth every 3rd year. Pregnancy lasts 11 months and ends with one baby. Baby whale is 20 feet long and weighs 2 to 3 tons at birth. It depends on the mother's milk 6 to 7 months. Young whales reach sexual maturity at the age of 6 to 12 years.

  9. Rainy season in Khao Yai National Park is from May to October each year. The cold season, with average daytime temperatures of 22 degrees Celsius, runs from November to February. The hot season, with average daytime temperatures of 20-30 degrees Celsius, runs from March to April.

  10. He established the Cosmic Ray Unit at the Institute of Science, and on 20 March 1941 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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The ancient Roman poet Ovid (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18) wrote a How-To guide on getting over breakups. The guide, which is written as a poem contains advice ranging from 'find another girl' to 'stay away from witchcraft'.

Rodney King Was Pulled Over For A Traffic Violation by the LAPD on March 3, 2011. Exactly 20 years after his beating.

Exactly 20 years ago today, on March 25, 1995, Ward Cunningham installed WikiWikiWeb, the first ever wiki, or user-editable website, on the Internet domain c2.com. He named it after the Honolulu Airport terminal shuttle bus: "Wiki-Wiki", meaning “quick” in the Hawaiian language.

After Henry IV died on March 20, 1413, Henry V was crowned king at Westminster Abby on April 9.

Temperatures in Amboseli National Park range from 20 to 30 degrees Celsius. Between March and April the region experiences longer rains and between November and December the region experiences shorter rains.

The traditional horoscope dates are wrong - over thousands of years the true dates have changed by about a month: Capr: Jan. 20, Aqu: Feb. 16, Pisc: March 11, Aries: Apr 18; Taur: May 13; Gem, June 21; Cancer: July 20; Leo, Aug. 10; Vir: Sept. 16; Lib, Oct. 30; Scor: Nov. 23; Sag: Dec. 17.

Ota Benga, an Mbuti pygmy who was exhibited beside monkeys in a US zoo to illustrate the concept of evolution. Unable to return to Africa, he committed suicide with a stolen pistol on March 20, 1916.

"Total Eclipse of the Heart" received substantial media attention during the solar eclipse of March 20, 2015. Tyler's version received a 214% increase of Spotify streams throughout the day.

Fred Rogers, the iconic television host of "Mister Rogers", a show for children about expressing your feelings and caring for others, was born on March 20, 1928 with the legal full name of Fred McFeely Rogers.

About Operation Popeye, a highly classified weather modification program in Southeast Asia during 1967–1972. The cloud seeding operation during the Vietnam War ran from March 20, 1967 until July 5, 1972 in an attempt to extend the monsoon season, specifically over areas of the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

The Haitian Citadelle is the biggest fort in the Caribbean, on top of a 900m mountain, took 14 years to build with the labour of 20,000 people and with walls 4m thick and 40m high. It is said King Christophe demonstrated the loyalty of his soldiers by ordering them to march off its steep walls

A large prospective cohort study of cell phone use and its possible long-term health effects was launched in Europe in March 2010. This study, known as COSMOS, has enrolled approximately 290,000 cell phone users aged 18 years or older to date and will follow them for 20 to 30 years.